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IU McKinney Fauculty Take Part in 2012 Law School for Legislators

11/30/2012

Professor Cynthia BakerProfessor Cynthia Baker, director of the Program on Law and State Government; Professor Joel Schumm, ’98, director of the Judicial Externship Program; and Adjunct Professor John Krauss, ’76, who also is director of the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, took part in the Indiana State Bar Association’s Law School for Legislators. The event was held in the House Chambers at the Indiana State House on November 19, 2012.

Professor Krauss gave an overview on the role each branch plays in Indiana Government, and provided a summary of what role each branch is tasked with fulfilling. Professor Schumm worked with Justice Loretta Rush, new to the Indiana Supreme Court, to walk legislators through the differences between civil and criminal court proceedings. Professor Baker offered an interactive program aimed at demonstrating how the decisions made in state government ultimately end up impacting the lives of Indiana’s residents.


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